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Breaking The Scene: on the set of Intruders

Breaking The Scene: Intruders

For our next scene break we turned to some home talent and an underground comic book inspired film. Meet Santiago Menghini, a director, visual effect artist, co-founder of Nemesis Films, and founder of The Film Effect. Santiago is the craftful director behind the eerie short ‘Intruders‘, and we had a[…]

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Interview with Oscar Winner Ben Cleary for 'Stutterer'

Interview With Benjamin Cleary: Taking Stutterer to The Oscars

Oscar night is quickly approaching, and with everyone ramping up their favourite votes, we started to take a deeper look into the Short Film Nominations. Today we had the chance to chat with Benjamin Cleary, director of the nominated short film ‘S T U T T E R E R’.[…]

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Breaking The Scene: Shield5

Breaking The Scene: Shield 5

Just recently we posted an article about how the new Instagram series Shield 5 has been making headlines and how the series can be opening to doors to the TV Series genre. Let’s skip ahead of all the success and focus on how one of our favorite episodes got made.[…]

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Interview with Oscar Nominated director Patrick Vollrath

Interview with Patrick Vollrath: Everything Will Be Okay

Our Oscar rant continues as we take an in depth look on another nominated short film ‘Everything Will Be Okay’. This german film is about a divorced father who picks up his eight year old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea[…]

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How Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

How The Instagram Series Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

A new wave of cinema is hitting the internet, more specifically the handheld internet. In case you have been off the planet this past week, the thing everyone has been talking about (besides gravity waves) is the new scripted series ‘Shield5‘, and oh yeah, it’s only broadcasted on Instagram! The[…]

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Film Shortage Design Update

What’s New on Film Shortage’s New Design Update?

As you may have noticed last week, Film Shortage looked a little different with an all new design update. Sometimes people can get scared of change, but we’re here to tell you that there’s absolutely nothing to worry about – every single change has been made with you in mind.[…]

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2016 Short Film Oscar Nominations | Film Shortage

2016 Short Film Oscar Nominees

The Academy has released their full list of the official nominations for the 2016 Oscars. Everyone is blabbering about the “Leos” and the “Best Pictures” (you can hear all about the in the Academy Awards®: The Complete Unofficial History book), but let’s not forget about the smaller pictures – Here[…]

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Movie Themes That Never Fail To Deliver

Movie Themes that Never Fail to Deliver

Everybody loves going to the movies. Regardless of our individual taste, there’s something about experiencing a story on the silver screen that speaks to our innermost passion. And, accordingly, regardless of their genre, there are many motifs, themes and settings that recur in many well-known and more obscure cinema offerings.[…]

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Top 10 Shorts 2015

Top 10 Short Films of 2015

As we are ready to bury the hatchet on 2015, let’s not forget all the things that made the year special. After presenting the Top 5 Trailers of 2015, we’re thrilled to give you our Top 10 Short Film picks of 2015! The list includes shorts that have touched us[…]

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